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Title Social change and modernization : lessons from Eastern Europe / editor, Bruno Grancelli
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 313 pages)
Series De Gruyter studies in organization ; 65
De Gruyter studies in organization ; 65
Contents ""Introduction""; ""Who Should Learn What?""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Homo Sovieticus""; ""3 Managers and Post-Socialist Enterprises""; ""4 Elites, Citizens, Working People, and Institutional Reconstruction""; ""5 Modernization: Projects and Processes""; ""6 Social Change and Modernization: Lessons From and For Eastern Europe""; ""7 Neo-Modernization Analysis: New Theoretical Challenges""; ""References""; ""Part One. The Actors of Change""; ""Contemporary Russian Society and its Soviet Legacy : The Problem of State-Dependent Workers""; ""1 Soviet Society and the State-Dependent Worker""
""2 The Emergence of State Dependency as a Historical Process""""3 State-Dependent Worker and the Basic Social Groups""; ""4 State-dependent Workers and Social Mobilization in Soviet Society""; ""5 Basic Modes of Crisis-Adaptation""; ""6 State Populism in the Russian Republic""; ""References""; ""New Entrepreneurs: Continuity or Change in Russian Economy and Society?""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Modernization, the Russian Transition, and Entrepreneurs""; ""3 Russian Entrepreneurs and their Contribution to Social Change""; ""4 Conclusion""; ""References""
""From the Communist Nomenklatura to Transformational Leadership: The Role of Management in the Post-communist Enterprises""""1 Introduction""; ""2 The Role of Management in the Communist Enterprises: The legacy of the past""; ""3 The Agents of Domestic Change""; ""4 Cultural change with Foreign Participation""; ""5 Local Managerial Skills""; ""References""; ""Modernizing Post-Soviet Management: A Comparative View""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The Socialist Enterprise""; ""3 Post-Socialist Organizations""; ""4 Concluding Remarks""; ""References""
""Part Two. Globalization, Retraditionalisation and Societal Modernisation""""Beyond Modernization: The Retraditionalisation of Ex- and Post-Yugoslavian Society""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 A Contradictory Coalition and its Inherent Dilemmas""; ""3 Re-bureaucratization and New/Old Liasons""; ""4 On the Fringes of the Global System""; ""5 Reperipherialization as Retraditionalisation""; ""6 Memorandum for Modernity""; ""7 The New Nationalism Anathema of Reason?""; ""References""; ""Participation at the Firm Level in the Transformation Process (Three blank slips of paper and a pigeon feather)""
""Strategies of Post-communist Transformations: Elites as Institution-Builders""""1 Political Elites and Institutional Change""; ""2 Market and Democracy""; ""3 Communism and Civil Society""; ""4 Society, and Elites in Transition""; ""5 Elites as Institution Builders""; ""6 Functional and Stratificational Perspectives on Elites""; ""7 Design and Spontaneity""; ""8 Strategies of Institution Building""; ""9 Types of Political Elite""; ""10 Systemic Obstacles to Post-communist Transformation""; ""11 Types of Elites and the Quality of Transition""; ""References""
Notes Most of the papers were delivered at a workshop held at the University of Trento in Dec. 1993
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Management -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Grancelli, Bruno, 1943-
LC no. 95016611
ISBN 311088447X (electronic bk.)
9783110884470 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)